OLYMPIANS TO KICK OFF HOCKEY NIGHT IN STOUFFVILLE 2013

TORONTO – Canadian Olympians will join NHL athletes, fans and spectators to kick off Hockey Night in Stouffville 2013 to help raise funds for the Markham Stouffville Hospital. The event is hosted by Member of Parliament for Oak Ridges-Markham, Paul Calandra. Media are invited for photos and interview opportunities.

WHO:       Cherie Piper, three-time Olympic gold medallist, Hockey
Thérèse Brisson, Olympic gold and silver medallist, Hockey,
Board Member, Canadian Olympic Committee
Becky Kellar-Duke, three-time Olympic gold medallist,
Olympic silver medallist, Hockey
Cheryl Pounder, two-time Olympic gold medallist, Hockey

WHEN:      Thursday August 22, 2013
7:00pm EST

WHERE:       Stouffville Arena
12483 9 Line N
Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON

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Hockey Night in Stouffville 2013:
Jennifer Cagney
Cell: 416-278-8613

Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office:
Luc Beaudin, Coordinator, Communications and Media Relations
Cell: 514-206-6720
Email: lbeaudin@olympic.ca

Jane Almeida, Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 416-324-4120 / Cell: 416-540-1788
Email: jalmeida@olympic.ca

Dimitri Soudas, Executive Director, Communications
Tel: 416-324-4136 / Cell: 289-388-6419
Email: dsoudas@olympic.ca